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Monday, January 25, 2016

Pediatrician or General Physician: Which is Best for Your Children?

If you've recently become a parent or moved to the Littleton area, you may find yourself looking for a pediatrician. Pediatricians are better suited to the care of children than your own primary care physician. Though your doctor may be an excellent care provider, there are many reasons children should see a pediatrician rather than an adult doctor. Anatomical Differences Little bodies are always growing, developing and changing. As a result, children's bodies are not anatomically identical to adults. Because children are not just smaller versions of their parents anatomically, they may develop problems and disorders that don't affect them and other adults.